Bachelor of Science Communication Sciences and Disorders


$725 per credit

Learn how to diagnose, treat and support individuals with communication, cognitive and swallowing challenges. Through a comprehensive and diverse curriculum, you’ll gain insight on how to evaluate and best assist individuals across a variety of ages and disorders. Coursework provides the foundation for graduate study in speech-language pathology and audiology.

Program Description

Your classes may cover topics like:

  • Communication Development
  • Audiology
  • Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing
  • Phonetics
  • Speech Sound Disorders
  • Voice and Resonance Disorders
  • American Sign Language

Career Opportunities

Our renowned communication sciences and disorders program prepares you for graduate school as well as a career in the healthcare field. Graduates go on to pursue a rewarding career working in medical, educational and professional settings. For those interested in becoming a speech-language pathologist, UW-Eau Claire offers a master’s degree in communication sciences and disorders.

  • Speech-language pathology assistant
  • Rehabilitation aide
  • Family advocate
  • Special education paraprofessional
  • Volunteer coordinator
  • Medical equipment sales


Students who apply for the fully online program are admitted as pre-CSD online and will need to complete the application-to-major process. Please see for information on your student type and application process.

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